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Item 395
Letter
Not dated
1 Page
A.J. Kern, Clara Barton Public School, Philadelphia
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 357
Invitation
Not dated
2 Pages
Theatre Arts Monthly
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum


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Item 184
Invitation
Not dated
1 Page
Whitney Gallery
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum


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Item 5
Letter
12/16/1920
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To L. Clarke

Letter re information on ear picks and ear feathers; interest in African exhibition.
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Item 492
Letter
6/22/1921
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Paris. Culin remarks on poor quality of Chinese items from Henri Poitier & Cie; he suggests an African (Negro) art exhibition would be a great success since one held last year in Paris created a sensation.
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Item 490
Letter
7/20/1921
4 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Pistyan, Slovakia. Culin describes his heightened enthusiasm for an African exhibition. He mentions an exhibit of African objects in Paris; a new German publication 'Negro Plastik' with excellent illustrations; the interest of Louis Clarke in exhibiting African objects at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, and in lending his objects for a show in New York; mentions Clarke's gifts to the British Museum; Algerian embroideries of great beauty; Germans re-entering the market after paying off their war debt.
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Item 491
Letter
9/8/1921
5 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Budapest. Culin acknowledges receipt of Fox's letter of August 22; notes that African exhibition is well thought of; his return is delayed by an infection in his arm that had put him in grave danger; speaks of friends made in Budapest and purchases of objects in Bratislava and Pistyan.
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Item 416
Letter
11/12/1921
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re awaiting Culin's decision on purchase of an African collection of carvings.
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Item 417
Letter
11/17/1921
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re collection of African carved objects that Oldman is reserving for Culin's decision, offered for 1600 pounds sterling; objects are all from the Belgian Congo with no duplicated pieces; Oldman also mentions objects from other areas of Africa and Makondo masks brought to England by Capt. Wm. Read.
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Item 6
Letter
12/27/1921
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re requesting list, photographs of African (Bushongo) collection due to interest of Museum trustees to purchase collection; offer of other Bushongo collection.
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Item 8
Letter
12/29/1921
1 Page
Frederick Schussel
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re request to examine his Bushongo collection for possible purchase.
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Item 7
Letter
12/31/1921
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frederick Schussel

Letter re visit to examine Bushongo collection.
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Item 422
Letter
1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's decision not to purchase a small collection of Benin ivories due to lack of funds. These and a few fresh specimens are set aside until Culin returns to London from Spain.
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Item 32
Letter
1922
4 Pages
Gertrude L. Sloane
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re request to photograph seated African figure; interest in seeing African art; comparison of primitive and modern artists; value of mural hangings; Mrs. Culin's recovery.
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Item 34
Letter
1922
3 Pages
Gertrude L. Sloane
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re loan of African figure; Culin's automobile accident.
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Item 56
Letter
1/6/1922
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter acknowledging regrets for damages to objects shipped to the Museum, and noting 50 additional carvings for sale.
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Item 10
Letter
1/9/1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re agreement to create list of objects and photograph African (Bushongo) collection; interest in acquiring information on other Bushongo collection for sale.
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Item 426
Letter and attachment
1/13/1922
6 Pages
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re collection of African carvings being held for Culin's decision; 520 pieces roughly, 115 numbered and described on the attached list; some objects illustrated in ink drawing on list; also mentioned are 19 photographs enclosed.
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Item 9
Letter
1/23/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re interest in purchasing Oldman's African (Bushongo) collection; provenance of other Bushongo collection for sale.
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Item 11
Letter
2/6/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re final steps for acquisition of Oldman's African (Bushongo) collection.
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Item 493
Letter
2/7/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Herman Stutzer, Brooklyn Museum (Dept. of Ethnology)

Culin discusses strategy for appropriations of funds, including for African and Tibetan collections.
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Item 420
Letter
3/16/1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter expresses Oldman's unease awaiting word of Culin's decision about purchasing the African collection.
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Item 419
Letter
3/23/1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter expresses Oldman's disappointment that Culin selected nothing after holding objects for him so long; requests payment of 246 pounds sterling for Tibetan things sent in 1920, that he's short of cash owing to his large inventory.
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Item 12
Letter
4/24/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter Crittenden, Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences

Letter re Culin's experiences with dealers F.J. Schussel, W.O. Oldman, and his examinations of African collections; development of idea for African exhibition and the types of objects he wants to exhibit.
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Item 507
Letter
4/24/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter Crittenden, Brooklyn Museum

Letter describing in detail the steps in the development of Culin's idea for an African exhibition and the expansion of the Museum's African collection, beginning with his discussions of the subject with W.O. Oldman and Lewis Clarke in 1920.
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Item 505
Letter
5/8/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Instructions for transmitting appropriated funds.
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Item 508
Receipt
5/11/1922
1 Page
Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences
To Cora M. Folsom, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute


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Item 510
Letter
5/11/1922
1 Page
William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum
To Cora M. Folsom, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

Letter re payment for African cloths.
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Item 509
Letter
5/12/1922
1 Page
Cora M. Folsom, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re African cloths.
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Item 506
Letter
5/15/1922
1 Page
William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter informing Culin of the appropriation by the Museum Committee for purchase of African collection.
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Item 418
Letter
5/20/1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's selections, packed and awaiting shipping instructions; wishing Culin success in his search for objects in Spain.
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Item 503
Letter
5/26/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Paris. Culin thanks Fox for the information that Crittenden had approved the appropriation for the African collection; describes African objects purchased in London.
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Item 421
Letter
6/3/1922
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of 198 pounds sterling; mentions a small Congo figure which he's put away for Culin and hopes Culin is having a pleasant time in Spain.
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Item 501
Letter
7/10/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Paris. Culin advises about shipment of purchased articles from Lisbon and Barcelona; after moving on to Budapest and Prague, his plan to return in early September; he states that the biggest success of his trip is the Negro art and that the exhibition will be the "most splendid and amazing of its kind in the world."
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Item 22
Letter
7/12/1922
1 Page
A. Barnes
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re greetings from Barnes and P. Guillaume.
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Item 249
Letter
7/15/1922
3 Pages
Madeleine Walker (Mrs. Victor) Goad
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter, sent first to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, then the New York Museum of Natural History, then to Culin, re disposing of a collection of Congo curios gathered by the Reverend Thomas Morgan who was a missionary there for 25 years. The collection is almost a duplicate of the Grenfel Collection of London. The letter includes mention of the number and types of objects contained in the offering.
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Item 502
Letter
8/6/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Budapest. Culin describes the economic panic in eastern Europe and the resulting bargains in objects; he notes that nothing he has seen compares to the African collection held by the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 13
Letter
10/3/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.H. Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re purchase of African (Belgian Congo) collection and description of objects, including their artistic value; comparison of purchased objects with other African collections; importance of collection for proposed exhibition of Negro art.
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Item 14
Letter
10/3/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.H. Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re overspending appropriations for purchases and requesting additional appropriations; description of purchase of sculpture from Belgian Congo.
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Item 15
Letter
10/3/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To H. Stutzer

Letter re expedition abroad to acquire and examine African collections, including purchase of collection in Brussels and mentioning that objects were bought in Vienna and Czechoslovakia; meeting with art collector Mr. Barnes who agreed to lend recently purchased African art for exhibition; visit to Congo Museum, Brussels.
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Item 21
Letter
10/3/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A. Barnes

Letter re travels to Budapest, Vienna, Slovakia, Brussels; evaluation of collections in the Museum of the Congo in Brussels; purchase of collection from Belgian Congo; shipment of purchases from dealer P. Guillaume; response to proposed exhibition.
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Item 499
Letter
10/3/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Culin refers to the 5000 objects in a collection from the Belgian Congo, including wood sculptures, musical instruments, ivory trumpets and carvings, bundles of native cloth and elaborately carved chairs; to 215 Bushongo objects in storage; the inferior value of collections offered by W.O. Oldman and Guillaume collection by the English sculptor Ward given to the National Museum in Washington, D.C.; collection given by King Leopold of Belgium to the American Museum of Natural History in N.Y.
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Item 500
Letter
10/3/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Culin advises that he has overrun his appropriation for purchases and accounts for sums; notes an important collection of Negro sculpture from the Belgian Congo he has purchassed; notes two Flemish chests, one from the 17th century, of high artistic value, which he has purchased.
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Item 16
Letter
10/4/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E.C. Blum, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re expedition abroad to acquire and examine objects, including purchases of bull fighter costume in Spain, dolls and textiles in Vienna, carved wooden hand stamps for printing on textiles and pottery in Slovakia, Negro art for the museum exhibition in London and Paris, Congo sculpture in Brussels; meeting with art collector Mr. Barnes who agreed to lend recently purchased African art for exhibition.
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Item 20
Letter
10/6/1922
1 Page
A. Barnes
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re quality of collection at Congo Museum; offer of objects to lend for exhibition; evaluation of dealer P. Guillaume; African collection and comparison with University Museum collection.
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Item 498
Letter
10/6/1922
1 Page
Walter Crittenden, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Crittenden refers to two letters from Culin dated Oct. 3rd and funds being forwarded to him.
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Item 18
Letter
10/6/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Societe d'Archeologie Negre et Musee d'Art Negre, Paris

Letter re shipment of purchased collection; interest in elephant mask.
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Item 17
Letter
10/17/1922
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Societe d'Archeologie Negre et Musee d'Art Negre, Paris
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re information on shipment of purchased collection.
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Item 19
Letter
10/21/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A. Barnes

Letter re the involvement of artists in preparation for the exhibition: artist Michael Ito to design a new Congo dance, textile manufacturer to design Congo cloth, embroidery manufacturer to make new patterns, artist Katharina Paar will make a Congo doll; requesting photographs of objects owned by Barnes; article on the Museum of the Congo; re Mr. Meyer or Miss Turner seeing costume of the King of Dahomey donated by Zala, a sculptor from Budapest, for design purposes.
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Item 23
Letter
10/23/1922
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re sending two samples of Congo cloth created by Meyer for examination.
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Item 26
Letter
10/24/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Ripley

Letter re eventual shipment of African collection bought in Brussels; forwarding Miss Ripley's letter to China Society; Mrs. Culin's illness.
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Item 27
Letter
10/24/1922
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter thanking Culin for prints; Congo cloth.
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Item 24
Letter
10/25/1922
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E. Goan, Women's Wear

Letter re enclosed typescript. Typescript summarizes textile purchases made during annual trip: peasant costumes from Minho, Portugal; kerchiefs, curtains and bed spreads from Porto, Portugal; costumes and old embroideries from Spain; garments, pillows, and curtains from Morocco; leather coats from Hungary; Sokack costumes from Pecs and Mohack; printed fabrics, linen, silk, dolls from Autria; printed and dyed stuffs from Slovakia; African fabrics from Belgian Congo.
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Item 25
Letter
10/25/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re enclosing statement about Department of Ethnology, interview in Budapest newspaper.
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Item 61
Letter
10/28/1922
1 Page
illegible, Arthur Lenars & Cie
To Tice & Lynch

Letter notifying customs house brokers in New York of shipment from Le Havre consigned to the Museum.
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Item 28
Letter
10/30/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Katharina Paar

Letter to artist Miss K. Paar re sending drawing of African sculpture brought from Brussels; receiving dolls by Paar.
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Item 29
Letter
11/1/1922
4 Pages
Katharina Paar
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re inquiries on the arrangement for the "Congo & Negro Art" exhibition and relationship between Congo and Negro art; requesting book on Congo art; update on sales of handmade dolls and shipment of Indian, Negro and Russian dolls; photographs of dolls sent through Bohemia Bank; requesting Chicago shop's invitation; ideas for new types of dolls; requesting Culin's article on Japanese doll; comments on Mrs. Culin's illness; regards from friend Mrs. Neumayer.
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Item 67
Letter
11/8/1922
1 Page
illegible, American Express Company Inc.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re payment to Mr. Poncelet for goods shipped to the Museum in 18 packages.
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Item 39
Letter
11/16/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To B. Laufer, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Letter re inquiry on African art collection, especially sculptured wooden figures, at the Field Museum. Mentions African art exhibition possibly to open in March.
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Item 38
Letter
11/21/1922
1 Page
B. Laufer, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re details of African art collection at Field Museum.
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Item 37
Letter
11/22/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To B. Laufer, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Letter re interest in ten carved fetish figures from Maritime Congo district for African art exhibition; requesting photographs of figures; interest in crediting lending institutions; not intending to publish catalogue.
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Item 30
Letter
11/24/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To J. Maes, Museum of the Congo, Tervueren

Letter re Dr. Maes' requesting photographs of skulls collected by Lang.
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Item 33
Letter
11/27/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Gertrude L. Sloane

Letter re recovering from automobile accident; consideration of lending Congo image to be photographed.
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Item 36
Letter
11/29/1922
1 Page
B. Laufer, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re sending brief descriptions of Congo fetish figures in Field Museum collection; offer to photograph objects; best wishes for African exhibition.
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Item 35
Letter and attachment
12/2/1922
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To B. Laufer, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Letter acknowledging receipt of description of Congo figures in Field Museum, Chicago; descriptive list of African figures..
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Item 62
Letter
12/7/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter describing damages to objects shipped to the Museum by Guillaume.
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Item 63
Letter
12/7/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Tice & Lynch

Letter re damages to objects shipped to the Museum by Guillaume.
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Item 64
Letter
12/7/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter confirming purchase of elephant head mask by the Museum.
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Item 50
Letter
12/9/1922
1 Page
J. Maes, Museum of the Congo, Tervueren
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re deformations in Congo people documented by Lang in photographs.
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Item 60
Letter
12/12/1922
1 Page
Franklin Lynch, Lynch & Tice
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from custom house brokers re damages to objects shipped to the Museum.
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Item 42
Letter
12/13/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles Clark Willoughby, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Letter announcing exhibition on Negro art in spring; requesting information on African art collection at Peabody Museum, including sculptured images and masks.
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Item 43
Letter
12/13/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Leo Weiner, Harvard University

Letter re interest in Weiner's book on Africa and the discovery of America.
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Item 46
Letter
12/14/1922
1 Page
Leo Weiner
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re "Africa and the Discovery of America," by Leo Weiner including his opinion that Mexican and Mayan civilization had African origins.
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Item 48
Letter
12/14/1922
1 Page
Charles Clark Willoughby, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re collection of African art and publications of the Peabody Museum.
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Item 40
Letter
12/16/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E. Goan, Women's Wear

Letter re receipt of photographs of dolls from Katherina Paar; Congo fabrics to be delivered; English books on embroidery including textile curator Kendrick's new book; acknowledging receipt of Women's Wear article on Katherina Paar's hand-made dolls.
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Item 41
Letter
12/16/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles Clark Willoughby, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Letter acknowledging information on African collections at the Peabody Museum.
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Item 47
Letter
12/16/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Innes, Innes & Sons

Letter to publisher re purchase of "Africa and the Discovery of America."
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Item 44
Letter
12/26/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Innes, Innes & Sons

Letter re ordering copies of "Africa and the Discovery of America" by Leo Weiner.
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Item 45
Letter
12/26/1922
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Leo Weiner

Letter acknowledging order for his "Africa and the Discovery of America."
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Item 74
Letter
12/26/1922
2 Pages
F. Poncelet, Royaume de Belgique, Ecole de Medecine Veterinaire
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter (in French) describing photos of a new collection of Negro art.
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Item 141
Invitation
1923
1 Page
Governing Committee, Brooklyn Museum

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Item 59
Letter
1923
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter announcing shipment of elephant mask, and that French newspapers printed items re "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 101
Letter
1923
1 Page
E. Hamburger, Bonwit Teller & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re exhibition "Primitive Negro Art" pickup objects.
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Item 311
Letter
1923
1 Page
Walter C. Hill
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter inquiring about the African objects from Mr. Hill's collection held at the Museum. (Sheet glued; some portion of letter unscanned)
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Item 155
Letter
1923
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Mrs. Brown, Knox Hat Co.

Letter re Congo cloth sent to Mrs. Brown for hat production.
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Item 208
Membership card
1923
1 Page
Salons of America, Inc.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum


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Item 49
Letter
1/3/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To J. Maes, Museum of the Congo, Tervueren

Letter acknowledging receipt of photographs of puppets from Dr. Maes, mention of Lang Collection and statement of interest by Culin in the theories of Leo Weiner that American civilization had African origins.
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Item 51
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frank Babbott, Brooklyn Museum

Letter acknowledging receipt of a collection of Negro art purchased in London and delivered to Culin's office.
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Item 58
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter re anticipating arrival of the elephant mask at the Museum, and Culin noting his excitement about the upcoming "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 290
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re claim for damages to goods, with objects and damages noted; letter annotated by Oldman with his estimate of reduction in value to objects.
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Item 298
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch

Letter informing of claim for damages to goods shipped from W.O. Oldman, London.
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Item 299
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re claim for damages to goods, with objects and damages noted.
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Item 300
Letter
1/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter stating that goods shipped were not handled properly and were damaged upon delivery to the museum.
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Item 301
Letter and attachment
1/4/1923
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter listing various expenses relating to the exhibition of paintings by Mrs. Culin and an annotated business card from Paul Guillaume expressing thanks for receipt of check and kind letter.
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Item 303
Letter and attachment
1/5/1923
4 Pages
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter mentioning that Mr. Barnes was in Paris and commenting briefly about the reception of the exhibition of Mrs. Culin's paintings; three brief notices enclosed . (In French)
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Item 57
Letter
1/5/1923
1 Page
Arthur Lenars, Arthur Lenars & Cie
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter (in French) denying responsibility for damages to objects shipped from Guillaume to the Museum.
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Item 271
Letter
1/11/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Tice & Lynch

Letter re claim for damages to shipment from W.O. Oldman.
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Item 273
Letter
1/16/1923
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re return of piece of Bushongo cloth, which had gone missing and found in Blanck designing room.
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Item 423
Letter
1/16/1923
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's of Jan. 3 about damages to objects received; anxious to hear news of the "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition; hope Mrs. Culin was better.
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Item 297
Letter
1/17/1923
2 Pages
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriott, Ltd.
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing that the underwriters will insist on a survey report before settling the claim for damages made by Culin.
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Item 272
Letter
1/17/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter re return of piece of Bushongo cloth.
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Item 65
Business card
1/18/1923
1 Page
Joseph H. Acker
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Business card of customs examiner.
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Item 291
Letter
1/18/1923
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter of apology for damages to objects, noting his estimate of cost and a reminder of his offer to Culin of a Benin collection.
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Item 302
Letter
1/21/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter of thanks for notices received re the exhibition of paintings by Mrs. Culin and noting enclosure of a bank check.
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Item 53
Letter
1/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter describing damages to works shipped from Guillaime and insurance policies of the Brooklyn Museum
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Item 54
Letter
1/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter acknowledging interest in acquiring more objects of Negro art during a summer trip and requesting photos of objects held by Guillaume.
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Item 55
Letter
1/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter acknowledging receipt of elephant mask and payment made to Guillaume.
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Item 52
Memo
1/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
Memo itemizing works, including African objects, prices and vendors paid from $1000 donation from Frederick Pratt.
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Item 424
Letter
1/30/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re receipt of Oldman's letter Jan. of 16 enclosing bill for Mancala doors and photos of a door; Culin notes Oldman's effort to pursue claim for damaged goods; expresses interest in Benin things for his next visit to Oldman; note attached to Tice & Lynch mentions enclosing correspondence with Oldman re damages claim.
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Item 68
Letter
2/1/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A.C. Barnes

Letter requesting a list of items Barnes will lend for the Negro art exhibition.
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Item 296
Letter
2/1/1923
1 Page
Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter informing the costs in a survey report of damages and suggesting that the insurance company might accept a sworn statement by Culin.
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Item 70
Letter
2/2/1923
1 Page
A.C. Barnes
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter describing damages to Barnes' Negro sculptures due to climatic conditions in America.
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Item 295
Letter
2/2/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing of communications with Tice & Lynch re damages claim.
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Item 69
Letter
2/5/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A.C. Barnes

Letter acknowledging Barnes' concern for his Negro sculptures suffering from climatic conditions in America.
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Item 71
Letter
2/6/1923
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter acknowledging receipt of draft for elephant mask, and pleasure at hearing that damages to carvings were repaired.
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Item 72
Letter
2/9/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frank Babbott, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re the De Gayas collection of Negro sculpture at the Modern Gallery.
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Item 78
Letter and attachment
2/13/1923
2 Pages
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re collection of Negro carvings and list of 56 objects for which photos were sent separately.
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Item 186
Letter
2/13/1923
2 Pages
Frederick Schussel
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re delivering the African collection of Mr. Schussel to Mr. Douai, including a price if Culin wanted to reconsider purchase.
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Item 289
Letter
2/20/1923
1 Page
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriott, Ltd.
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing that the proposal made by Culin and Tice & Lynch re settlement of the claim for damages would be brought before the underwriters.
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Item 281
Letter
2/22/1923
1 Page
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.
To Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch

Letter notifying that a sworn statement from Culin re damages claimed on goods from W.O. Oldman is agreeable.
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Item 288
Letter
2/22/1923
1 Page
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriott, Ltd.
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing that the underwriters have agreed to accept a sworn statement from Culin relating to the claim of damages to goods, in lieu of the usual survey report.
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Item 73
Letter
2/23/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To F. Poncelet, Royaume de Belgique, Ecole de Medecine Veterinaire

Letter acknowledging receipt of photos and objects from Poncelet collection purchased for Negro exhibition.
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Item 75
Letter
2/27/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re article Harris wrote about the "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition, and requesting photos taken of the Negro furniture and textiles.
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Item 80
Letter
3/7/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter introducing Mrs. Patrick Bruce, an interior decorator interested in seeing Congo cloth.
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Item 81
Letter
3/7/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frederick Andrews, Esmond Mills

Letter introducing Mrs. Patrick Bruce, an interior decorator interested in seeing blanket fabrics.
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Item 83
Letter
3/8/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re article about Negro furniture.
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Item 84
Letter
3/9/1923
1 Page
illegible
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re exhibition of Congo art.
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Item 77
Letter
3/12/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter declining purchase of additional objects and announcing two week delay in opening "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 93
Letter
3/13/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To I.R. Parsons, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.

Letter re "Art of the Congo" and offering to exhibit objects in Carson Pirie venue.
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Item 82
Letter
3/17/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re pictures of Brooklyn Museum exhibition of Slovak art in magazine and anticipating hearing about "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 85
Letter
3/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To F. Lucas, American Museum of Natural History

Letter requesting confirmation that African collections in the Museum of Natural History are gifts from King Leopold of Belgium.
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Item 86
Letter
3/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re introduction to the catalogue, "Primitive Negro Art," and requesting exhibit at Women's Wear.
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Item 89
Letter
3/19/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frederick Starr, University of Chicago

Letter requesting suggestions from Starr for Culin's introduction to the catalogue on "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 116
Memo
3/20/1923
1 Page
Miriam Long, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter listing information and materials necessary for an article about the exhibition, "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 87
Letter
3/22/1923
1 Page
Clark Wissler, American Museum of Natural History
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter confirming that the African collection at the American Museum of Natural History came partly from a gift of King Leopold of Belgium and partly from the Museum's Congo Expedition.
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Item 90
Letter
3/23/1923
1 Page
Bruce MacLeish, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter declining Culin's offer to exhibit "Art of the Congo" in firm's Chicago offices.
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Item 88
Letter
3/23/1923
1 Page
Frederick Starr, University of Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter informing Culin of the importance of the African collection at the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences.
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Item 92
Letter
3/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To I.R. Parsons, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.

Letter re photos of cotton exhibit at Carson Pirie and note on publication of photos in Good Furniture Magazine; inquiring re mention of "Arts of the Congo" in 3/13 letter.
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Item 96
Letter
3/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Marsh, New York Times

Letter requesting coverage of "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition in the Times.
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Item 97
Letter
3/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A.T. Lewis

Letter offering exhibition of Congo cloth.
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Item 98
Letter
3/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter re Congo cloth for hats designed by Mrs. Cook.
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Item 99
Letter
3/26/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Secretary, Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences

Letter re collection of material from West Africa at Buffalo Academy.
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Item 100
Letter
3/26/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E. Goan, Women's Wear

Letter re unidentified article on African textiles.
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Item 105
Letter
3/27/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Joseph Brummer, Joseph Brummer, Ancient Art

Letter requesting information about the first museum to exhibit Negro objects as art.
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Item 104
Letter
3/27/1923
1 Page
George F. Parker
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting information about the "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 102
Letter
3/27/1923
1 Page
I.R. Parsons, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Congo cloth exhibit.
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Item 103
Letter
3/28/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To George F. Parker

Letter describing the exhibition of Negro art.
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Item 108
Letter and attachment
3/29/1923
3 Pages
Daniel Goldberg
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter and lists offering collection of Maori and Benin antiquities owned by Herrmann Meyer of Leipzig.
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Item 107
Letter
3/31/1923
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re interest of Bonwit Teller in making hats from Congo cloth.
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Item 110
Letter
4/2/1923
1 Page
Joseph Brummer, Joseph Brummer, Ancient Art
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re first exhibit of Negro objects in an art museum by Osthaus in Hagen, Germany, 1912.
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Item 111
Letter
4/2/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mrs. Read

Letter re labelled photographs.
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Item 112
Letter
4/2/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Miss Carey

Letter re labelled photographs.
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Item 126
Letter
4/2/1923
1 Page
A.T. Lewis, A.T. Lewis & Son Dry Goods Company
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re end of Hungarian exhibition at A.T. Lewis, and declining Culin's offer of Art of the Congo exhibition for A.T. Lewis venue.
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Item 109
Letter
4/2/1923
1 Page
George F. Parker
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Copy of a letter sent to William H. Page encouraging a visit from Stewart Culin to describe the Congo exhibition to Page.
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Item 113
Letter
4/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re invitations to opening of "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition for Mr. Crawford, as an artist contributor, and friends.
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Item 119
Letter
4/3/1923
1 Page
William H. Page, Law Offices
To E. de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Embassy

Letter re formal invitation to opening reception to Congo exhibition.
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Item 154
Letter
4/5/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter re Mrs. Brown of Knox Hat Factory.
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Item 120
Letter
4/5/1923
1 Page
E. de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Embassy
To William H. Page, Law Offices

Letter accepting an invitation to attend the opening of the Congo exhibition.
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Item 114
Letter
4/5/1923
1 Page
P.R. Hartmann, Carson Pirie Scott & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter declining Culin's offer for "Arts of the Congo" exhibit in firm's venue.
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Item 79
Letter
4/6/1923
1 Page
Blanck & Co.
To M.G. Wallace, Marshall Field & Co.

Letter re Congo cloth inspired by textiles in Brooklyn Museum exhibition of, "Primitive Negro Art," and suggesting showing pieces from exhibition in Marshall Field's stores.
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Item 115
Letter
4/6/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Miriam Long, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin

Letter re preface to the catalogue of the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art," poster of catalogue cover and photographs of notable objects.
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Item 117
Letter
4/6/1923
1 Page
William H. Page, Law Offices
To E. de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Embassy

Letter re presentation of a specimen of Congo fabric to the Ambassador at the opening reception of the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 118
Letter
4/6/1923
1 Page
William H. Page, Law Offices
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re copies of letters sent to Baron de Cartier.
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Item 133
Letter
4/7/1923
1 Page
William L. Bryant, Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re two extensive collections of African material at the Buffalo Society.
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Item 513
Letter
4/7/1923
2 Pages
E. de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Embassy
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter accepting the invitation to attend opening of the exhibition, Primitive Negro Art.
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Item 124
Letter
4/7/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re written material on Congo art.
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Item 123
Letter
4/9/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture

Letter re text of catalogue for Congo exhibition.
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Item 122
Letter
4/9/1923
1 Page
William H. Page, Law Offices
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re escorting Baron de Cartier to the Museum on the 17th of April for the opening of the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 127
Letter
4/10/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.

Letter requesting specimens of embroidered cloth Aaron made after African fabrics in the Museum.
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Item 129
Letter
4/11/1923
1 Page
Betty Greenburg, Stein & Blaine
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter declining invitation for Miss Steinmetz to attend opening of "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 128
Letter
4/11/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re text of Congo art catalogue.
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Item 131
Letter
4/12/1923
2 Pages
Helen Bruce
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re her desire to see the Negro exhibition.
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Item 135
Receipt
4/12/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To R.H. Macy & Co.

Receipts for pickup and delivery of merchandise used for display at Macy's store.
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Item 130
Letter
4/12/1923
1 Page
William P. Eno
To Alice Culin

Letter responding to attend opening of Congo exhibition.
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Item 134
Letter
4/13/1923
1 Page
David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re specimen of embroidered cloth being delivered per Culin's request.
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Item 132
Letter
4/13/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William L. Bryant, Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences

Letter thanking Bryant for information re Buffalo Society's African collection.
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Item 512
Letter and attachment
4/13/1923
2 Pages
E. de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgian Embassy
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter agreeing to meeting with Mr. Putnam and accompanying Fox to the inauguration of an exhibition of colonial fabrics; business card.
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Item 137
Letter
4/14/1923
1 Page
M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re the collaboration between the Brooklyn Museum and Women's Wear and the view to broadening its appeal throughout the costume industry.
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Item 514
Letter
4/14/1923
1 Page
Harrington Mann
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Response to invitation from Fox to the opening of the exhibition, Primitive Negro Art.
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Item 178
Letter
4/14/1923
1 Page
Helen Seely
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter declining, for Mr. Ryan, the invitation to the "Primitive Negro Art" opening.
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Item 511
Letter
4/16/1923
1 Page
Belgian Consulate, New York
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum


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Item 142
Letter
4/17/1923
2 Pages
A. Barnouw, Columbia University
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter declining invitation to the opening reception for the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 143
Letter
4/17/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louis Prevost Whitaker

Letter re "Primitive Negro Art" and native hats from the Belgian Congo.
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Item 150
Letter
4/18/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re door, which "commanded universal admiration."
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Item 151
Letter
4/18/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter re success of the opening of the Negro art exhibition, with Culin stating that his wife's pictures, based on the sculpture, were also greatly admired.
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Item 148
Letter
4/18/1923
1 Page
Louis Prevost Whitaker
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's remarks on native hats.
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Item 149
Letter
4/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Baron d'Hauleville, Museum of the Congo, Tervueren

Letter re exhibition of the art of the Congo, with Culin expressing gratitude for d'Hauleville's assistance.
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Item 152
Letter
4/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Miss Hamburger, Bonwit Teller & Co.

Letter re the display of Congo objects in Bonwit Teller windows, and the offer of a costume to the wife of the Belgian Ambassador.
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Item 153
Letter
4/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mrs. Brown, Knox Hat Co.

Letter re hats made from Congo cloth.
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Item 156
Letter
4/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Forbes Watson

Letter re Negro art catalogue, photographs and manuscript being sent.
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Item 167
Letter
4/19/1923
1 Page
Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting permission to photograph and illustrate hats and Congo cloth fabrics for publication.
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Item 158
Letter
4/20/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mr. Bridgeman

Letter re catalogue of Congo exhibition and other materials being sent.
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Item 159
Letter
4/20/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William H. Page

Letter of thanks for Page's help with Congo exhibition.
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Item 166
Letter
4/20/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner

Letter giving permission to illustrate hats and Congo cloth fabrics for publication.
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Item 162
Letter
4/24/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louis C.C. Clarke

Letter re exhibition of Negro Art and Clarke's Congo mask that inspired Culin to mount the show.
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Item 168
Letter
4/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Geuthner

Letter inquiring re two works on the French Congo published in France.
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Item 164
Letter
4/24/1923
1 Page
Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re appointment to see the Congo exhibit.
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Item 163
Letter
4/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner

Letter re appointment to see the Congo exhibit.
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Item 165
Letter
4/27/1923
1 Page
Frederick Starr, University of Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of catalogue of the exhibition of African art and offering congratulations.
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Item 171
Letter
5/1/1923
2 Pages
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of catalogue and poster for the Negro art exhibition; looks forward to seeing Mrs. Culin's pictures.
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Item 185
Receipt
5/4/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Arthur C. Douai

Receipt for delivery of four boxes to Douai containing the African collection of Frederick J. Schussel.
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Item 174
Letter
5/7/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Miss Steinmetz, Stein & Blaine

Letter re Congo art exhibition and items for return to the Museum.
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Item 173
Letter
5/7/1923
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of catalogue of African exhibition.
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Item 176
Letter
5/9/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re positive responses to the installation of Crawford's carved candlestick at entrance to the Congo exhibition.
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Item 189
Letter
5/9/1923
1 Page
Mary Gnaedinger, New York Herald
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re proofs of Mrs. Gnaedinger's article on Congo Art.
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Item 177
Letter
5/11/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Helen Seely

Letter inviting Mr. Ryan, on his return, to the "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 188
Letter
5/11/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mary Gnaedinger, New York Tribune

Letter re proofs of Mrs. Gnaedinger's article on Congo art.
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Item 190
Letter
5/12/1923
1 Page
Paul Geuthner, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Guethner
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Congo books requested by Culin.
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Item 169
Letter, legal size
5/14/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Herbert J. Seligmann, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter of thanks for advance copy of Seligmann's review of "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 181
Letter
5/14/1923
1 Page
Delancey W. Fiske, New York Times
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re article on the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 180
Letter
5/14/1923
1 Page
George F. Parker
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re visit with Culin at "Primitive Negro Art" exhibition.
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Item 223
Letter
5/14/1923
1 Page
Harley Perkins, Boston Evening Transcript
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Perkins' desire to arrange a showing of the exhibition of Negro art at the Boston Art Club.
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Item 183
Letter
5/15/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Delancey W. Fiske, New York Times

Letter re article in New York Times, April 29, 1923.
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Item 191
Letter
5/15/1923
1 Page
William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re articles in Good Furniture Magazine on the exhibition of Negro art and another entitled "39 Centuries of Cotton Development," in which Culin had an interest.
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Item 192
Letter
5/16/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Edward L. Mayer, Edward L. Mayer & Co.

Letter re Mr. Mayer's creation from the King of Dahomey's costume for Salons of America.
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Item 203
Letter
5/16/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re symbolism in the design of the costume of the King of Dahomey.
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Item 204
Letter
5/16/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Forbes Watson, Arts Magazine

Letter re article in May issue of The Arts.
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Item 222
Letter
5/16/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Harley Perkins, Boston Evening Transcript

Letter re Perkins' interest in Negro art exhibition and possibility of its showing at the Boston Art Club.
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Item 193
Letter and attachment
5/16/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter Kuhn, American Art Association

Letter re statement for the Spring Salon exhibit of Negro Art, statement attached.
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Item 207
Letter
5/16/1923
2 Pages
Edward Maag
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting image of Congo cloth; descriptions of various silk fabrics on reverse.
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Item 194
Letter
5/17/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re Congo candlestick, conveying complimentary remark of Miss Steinmetz.
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Item 195
Letter
5/17/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.

Letter re invitation to exhibition of Negro art at the Spring Salon of the American Art Association.
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Item 206
Letter
5/17/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Edward Maag

Letter re photograph of Congo cloth.
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Item 221
Letter
5/17/1923
1 Page
Harley Perkins, Boston Evening Transcript
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of material on Negro art.
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Item 198
Letter
5/17/1923
1 Page
Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re article for publication in Illustrated Milliner.
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Item 199
Letter
5/18/1923
1 Page
David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re exhibition of Negro art moving to the American Art Association galleries.
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Item 197
Letter
5/18/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Claire C. Weil, Illustrated Milliner

Letter re article by Culin on hats, Congo collection.
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Item 205
Letter
5/18/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Laurel Harris, Good Furniture

Letter re presentation of "39 Centuries of Cotton" and the exhibition of Negro art in Good Furniture Magazine.
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Item 200
Letter
5/20/1923
4 Pages
Mary Lois Kissel, Edward L. Mayer
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter expressing disappointment in the selection by Mr. Mayer of design and material for goods manufactured from Congo cloth.
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Item 201
Letter
5/22/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Knox Hat Co.

Letter re return of hats made of Congo cloth.
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Item 210
Letter
5/22/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A. Haire, Lace and Embroidery Review

Letter re article on trade designs from primitive sources.
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Item 211
Letter
5/22/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E. Hamburger, Bonwit Teller & Co.

Letter re return of Congo cloth costumes.
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Item 218
Letter
5/22/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Knox Hat Co.

Letter re return of hats made of Congo cloth to manufacturer.
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Item 229
Letter
5/22/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To E. Goan, Women's Wear

Letter re editorial from the Christian Science Monitor on Negro art; mentions dealer in London, Arditti..
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Item 202
Letter
5/23/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.

Letter re return of textiles from Congo exhibit.
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Item 213
Letter
5/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.G. Bowdoin, Evening World

Letter re notice printed in The Sun about Salons of America exhibit.
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Item 215
Letter
5/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume

Letter re photographs of three Negro masks.
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Item 216
Letter
5/25/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Richard Webster, Esmond Blankets

Letter re photographs of Congo blankets and Magyar cloth.
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Item 217
Letter
5/26/1923
1 Page
Richard Webster, Esmond Blankets
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re photographs of Congo blankets and Magyar cloth.
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Item 220
Letter
5/27/1923
1 Page
Harley Perkins, Boston Evening Transcript
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of material on Negro art.
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Item 240
Letter
5/28/1923
1 Page
illegible, David Aaron & Co., Inc.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re missing sample.
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Item 239
Letter
5/29/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To David Aaron & Co.

Letter re missing sample.
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Item 228
Letter
5/31/1923
1 Page
Women's Wear
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re pickup of African cloth.
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Item 233
Letter
6/5/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Robert Laurent, Salons of America

Letter re inquiry on return of Negro art collection from the Salon exhibiton.
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Item 219
Letter
6/6/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Harley Perkins, Boston Evening Transcript

Letter re notice of Museum's exhibit of ceramics and textiles.
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Item 230
Letter
6/8/1923
1 Page
Walter Kuhn, Salons of America
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re contribution of exhibits to the Spring Salon 1923.
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Item 247
Letter
6/8/1923
1 Page
F. Poncelet, Royaume de Belgique, Ecole de Medecine Veterinaire
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter offering very beautiful pieces for sale to Culin from a large and important collection he owns. (In French)
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Item 232
Letter
6/11/1923
1 Page
Robert Laurent, Salons of America.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Negro Art collection returned from the Salon exhibition.
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Item 234
Letter
6/13/1923
1 Page
M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's help to Crawford in his endeavors.
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Item 235
Letter
6/13/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re Crawford's article, "The Art of the Bushongo Craftsman," in the June number of "Arts and Decoration."
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Item 225
Letter
6/14/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To F. Babbott, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's plans for future work.
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Item 226
Letter
6/14/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter Crittenden, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's various activities.
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Item 227
Letter
6/14/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mr. Andrews, Esmond Blankets

Letter re blankets returned to manufacturer from exhibition of Negro Art.
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Item 237
Letter
6/15/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mr. Of

Letter re return of Negro Art collection from Salons of America exhibit.
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Item 238
Letter
6/15/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To David Aaron, David Aaron & Co.

Letter re return of embroidery piece to Aaron.
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Item 224
Letter
6/18/1923
2 Pages
S. Frishmuth
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of the African catalogue.
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Item 241
Letter
6/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter re return of Congo cloth to Meyer.
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Item 242
Letter
6/28/1923
1 Page
Bookery, Inc.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum


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Item 244
Letter
6/28/1923
1 Page
Martha E. Dodson, Ladies' Home Journal
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re sketch of the costume of King Behazin of Dahomey in Mayer's Fall collection.
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Item 243
Letter
6/29/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Martha E. Dodson, Ladies' Home Journal

Letter re sketch of the costume of King Behazin of Dahomey.
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Item 245
Letter
7/3/1923
1 Page
Martha E. Dodson, Ladies' Home Journal
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re photo received of costume of King Bahazin of Dahomey.
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Item 312
Letter
7/5/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter C. Hill

Letter re Culin's desire, after his return from a trip, to pursue further the purchase of Mr. Hill's African collection, even though the Managing Committee at the Museum had rejected the proposal.
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Item 310
Letter and attachment
7/11/1923
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Walter C. Hill

Letter re objects and possibility of purchase, pencil list of objects Culin wants and a typed list of objects, 'Property of Mr. Walter C. Hill, 97 Liberty Street, Brooklyn.' 14 objects described and annotated in pencil with dollar amount.
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Item 252
Letter
8/3/1923
2 Pages
C.H. Geiger
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Miss Geiger's collection of African objects.
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Item 266
Letter
8/3/1923
1 Page
Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re August issue of Opportunity, published by the National Urban League, and an article on the exhibition of "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 496
Letter
8/8/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frank Babbott, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from Berlin. Culin is excited at the buying power of the dollar in Germany, giving by example the price for three broze heads from Benin; he comments on the economic situation and possible sale of German museum collections.
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Item 246
Letter
8/11/1923
1 Page
F. Poncelet, Royaume de Belgique, Ecole de Medecine Veterinaire
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter offering pieces for sale to Culin from a rare Congo collection of pottery, fetishes and implements. (In French)
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Item 260
Letter
8/14/1923
1 Page
John Ashhurst, Free Library of Philadelphia
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter reminding Culin of his invitation to talk at the Philobiblon Club, and asking questions about Mrs. Culin's African water colors and topic of Culin's talk, with mention of a visit by Adolphe Borie.
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Item 497
Letter
8/31/1923
1 Page
William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Fox advises Culin in Berlin of an additional allocation of funds for purchase of desirable objects.
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Item 250
Letter
9/5/1923
1 Page
William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter to Culin in Berlin re misunderstanding about what to purchase with $2000 extra given by Mr. Crittenden.
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Item 495
Letter
9/5/1923
1 Page
William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Fox addresses a question of whether a gift from Crittenden was intended for the purchase of African objects.
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Item 254
Letter and attachment
11/14/1923
2 Pages
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re objects Culin selected when in London, with a list of the objects, prices and small sketches of several as illustrations.
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Item 31
Letter
11/16/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To J. Maes, Museum of the Congo, Tervueren

Letter re notifying Dr. Lucas, Director of American Museum of Natural History, New York of information from Dr. Maes on a collection of skull casts of Congo natives; possible opening month of Negro art exhibition; importance of Negro art exhibition opening in America; preparation of article on Museum of the Congo.
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Item 251
Letter
11/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To C.H. Geiger

Letter requesting further information about Miss Geiger's African collection.
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Item 265
Letter
11/19/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity

Letter thanking Johnson for his article in Opportunity, published by the National Urban League, and mentioning various persons in Europe who saw the article.
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Item 253
Letter
11/24/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re objects selected by Culin when in London; that Mr. Oldman should not hold them, but should send to Culin a list of New Zealand items for sale.
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Item 256
Letter
11/26/1923
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter containing a list of books, embroidery and other items returned from Blanck & Co.
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Item 255
Letter
11/27/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter re return of books to Culin, Congo cloth sent to South Kensington Museum and one piece of Bushongo rafia cloth not yet returned from Blanck & Co.
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Item 257
Letter
11/27/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frederick Andrews, Esmond Mills

Letter re new idea Culin has for an exhibition and suggesting that he'll again show Esmond Mills' Hungarian and Congo designs.
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Item 261
Letter
11/27/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A.F. Kendrick, Victoria & Albert Museum

Letter re specimens of Congo cloth and Bushongo rafia cloth sent by Culin and remarks about Beiderwand bed spreads.
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Item 258
Letter
11/28/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Mr. Joyce

Letter of thanks for a book received on the Congo people.
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Item 259
Letter
11/30/1923
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To John Ashhurst, Free Library of Philadelphia

Letter describing Culin's summer in Germany, his proposal for a talk at the Philobiblon Club on "Industrial Art Education in Germany" and the success of Mrs. Culin's water colors in Paris.
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Item 262
Letter
11/30/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Dr. Lehmann

Letter re article on Culin's last exhibition in Good Furniture.
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Item 264
Letter
12/3/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity

Letter re copies of Opportunity, published by the National Urban League, that Culin received and sent out to various parts of Europe.
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Item 293
Letter
12/4/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing that nothing has been done re the damages claim.
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Item 294
Letter
12/4/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch

Letter informing that nothing has been done re damages claim.
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Item 292
Letter
12/5/1923
1 Page
Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter stating that they have not heard from Culin in re the damages claim since February first.
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Item 319
Letter
12/7/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles White, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter responding to White's requesting information on the influence of primitive Negro art on modern art.
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Item 267
Invitation
12/8/1923
1 Page
Paul Guillaume, Galerie Paul Guillaume
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Invitation to the "Exposition de Quatorze Aquarelles par Alice Munford [sic] Culin," December 8-21, 1923.
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Item 263
Letter
12/8/1923
1 Page
Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter thanking Culin for his interest in an article on the creative arts of Negroes published by the National Urban League in Opportunity.
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Item 268
Letter
12/11/1923
1 Page
illegible, Becker & Fils
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter complimenting Mrs. Culin's paintings at Galerie Paul Guillaume, but criticizing the way in which they were hung.
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Item 307
Letter
12/13/1923
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Estate of Walter C. Hill

Letter acknowledging the request of Albert E. Barnes (deceased) that no action had been taken to that date re purchase of the African collection of Walter C. Hill.
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Item 308
Letter
12/15/1923
1 Page
Albert E. Barnes, Walter C. Hill Estate Administrator
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter inquiring about Culin's decision re purchase of African objects from the collection of Walter C. Hill.
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Item 269
Letter
12/17/1923
1 Page
Cecil N. Smith, Victoria & Albert Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of Congo cloth specimens made by Blanck & Co..
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Item 283
Letter
12/27/1923
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re delay in settling claim by Culin for damages to goods.
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Item 285
Letter
12/28/1923
2 Pages
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter informing that Tice & Lynch were told in February 1923 that a sworn statement from Culin would have settled his claim for damages.
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Item 286
Letter
12/28/1923
1 Page
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter informing that Tice & Lynch were told in February 1923 that a sworn statement from Culin would have settled his claim for damages.
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Item 287
Letter
12/28/1923
2 Pages
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.
To Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch

Letter reminding that Tice & Lynch were told in February 1923 that a sworn statement from Culin would satisfy the claim for damages.
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Item 282
Letter
12/29/1923
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Tice & Lynch's failure to inform Culin of need for sworn statement re damage claim.
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Item 317
Letter and attachment
1/2/1924
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles White, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter re books and an article by Culin from 'The Arts' being sent, with a list of five books. In addition information on the photographer, Charles Curtis, and a reference to a man in Brussels who sells collections of African objects.
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Item 280
Letter
1/14/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.

Letter re sworn statement of damages to goods from W.O. Oldman.
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Item 284
Letter
1/14/1924
1 Page
Franklin Lynch, Tice & Lynch
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter of apology for error in not informing Culin that a sworn statement in February 1923 would have sufficed to settle the claim for damages.
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Item 277
Letter and attachment
1/23/1924
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Harley Perkins

Letter and invitation notice to an 'Exhibition of Pastels at the Vose Gallery, Boston, in which Perkins is a participant . Culin remarks on various possible venues for the African art exhibition. He comments on his wife's next project in water color based on Zuni mythology and his upcoming lecture in Philadelphia.
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Item 279
Letter
1/24/1924
1 Page
Cameron-Smith, Cameron-Smith & Marriot, Ltd.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter acknowledging receipt of sworn statement of damages to goods from W.O. Oldman.
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Item 276
Letter
2/1/1924
1 Page
Ernestine Rose, New York Public Library
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter inviting Culin to speak at a forum on African art at the 135th Streeet Branch library.
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Item 275
Letter
2/4/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Ernestine Rose, New York Public Library

Letter declining an invitation to speak at a forum on African art at the 135th Street Branch library.
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Item 306
Letter
3/17/1924
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re availability of the African collection from the estate of Walter C. Hill, administered by his sister, Elizabeth H. Spalding.
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Item 315
Letter
3/20/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles White, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter requesting return of loaned books.
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Item 305
Letter
3/24/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Elizabeth Spalding

Letter re package containing five objects not purchased from the African collection of Mr. Walter C. Hill.
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Item 314
Letter
3/24/1924
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles White, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter thanking Culin for the loan of books .
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Item 304
Receipt
3/25/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Elizabeth Spalding

Receipt signed by Mrs. Spalding for one package containing five objects not purchased from the African collection of Mr. Walter C. Hill.
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Item 313
Letter
4/3/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles White, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter thanking Mr. White for the return of books on Negro art and looking forward to his article on the subject.
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Item 322
Letter
5/5/1924
1 Page
Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter explaining the contents of the May number of Opportunity, published by the National Urban League, with a mention of Paul Guillaume's article describing primitive Negro art as a source of inspiration for modern art, and a note on articles by Carl Van Doren, Max Reinhardt, Walter R. Chivers and Mabel E. Bickford in other issues of the magazine.
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Item 321
Letter
5/7/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Charles S. Johnson, Opportunity

Letter re Culin receiving May number of Opportunity, published by the National Urban League.
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Item 323
Letter
5/22/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter inquiring re Benin bronze offer and other specimens.
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Item 331
Letter
6/3/1924
1 Page
Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting African objects for exhibition at a lecture by Alain Locke on African Art at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.
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Item 330
Letter
6/4/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club

Letter requesting Louise Latimer make an appointment to discuss her requesting African objects for exhibition at a lecture by Dr. Alain Locke on African art at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.
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Item 329
Letter and attachment
6/16/1924
2 Pages
Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re loan to be delivered for exhibition at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library and a reminder to Culin to include textiles and photographs from Bonwit-Teller. Approval of Loan to Tri Arts Club, noting 9 objects.
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Item 328
Letter
6/17/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Ernestine Rose, New York Public Library

Letter announcing delivery of African objects for exhibition to Miss Rose at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.
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Item 489
Letter
6/17/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club

Letter re delivery of African objects, for Dr. Alain Locke's lecture, to Miss Rose at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library
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Item 327
Invitation
6/20/1924
1 Page
Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Invitation to a lecture on African Art and exhibition of objects from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum to be held on June 20th at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.
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Item 325
Letter
6/24/1924
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club

Letter requesting the return of African objects loaned for exhibition at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.
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Item 324
Letter
6/25/1924
1 Page
Louise R. Latimer, Tri Arts Club
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re return of African objects loaned to theTri Arts Club for exhibition at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library, to accompany a lecture on African art by Dr. Alain Locke.
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Item 332
Letter
7/1/1924
1 Page
Robert R. Moton, Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter with regrets that Culin cannot mount the exhibit of Negro art at the 25th Annual meeting of the National Negro Business League in Chicago, but requesting a statement by Culin to be read to the assembly.
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Item 333
Letter
7/7/1924
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re Culin's of May 22nd stating that Oldman still has the Benin bronze head and other fine bronzes, ivory and wood pieces, on loan to the the British Empire Collection until October.
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Item 341
Letter and attachment
7/19/1925
3 Pages
F. Poncelet, Brooklyn Museum
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re a collection of Congo objects available. (In French with English translation)
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Item 340
Letter
7/29/1925
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To F. Poncelet

Letter stating Culin's interest in a collection of objects from the Congo.
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Item 339
Letter
9/18/1925
1 Page
Penelope Redd, Scholastic
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter from The Scholastic requesting photographs of African sculpture for the magazine for high school students.
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Item 338
Letter
9/22/1925
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Penelope Redd, Scholastic

Letter re request by The Scholastic for photographs of African sculpture for the magazine for high school students.
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Item 334
Letter
9/28/1925
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter noting delivery of an article by Culin on an African textile and confirming a dinner appointment at Mori's restaurant.
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Item 335
Letter
10/1/1925
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter noting delivery by Culin of photographs of African textiles.
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Item 409
Letter
10/13/1925
1 Page
Bernice Goodenow
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 399
Letter
10/13/1925
1 Page
Frances Riva
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 410
Letter and attachment
10/14/1925
2 Pages
Isabelle Stump, Lackland Public Schools
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue, with attached note of payment received.
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Item 401
Letter
10/16/1925
1 Page
Gertrude Bowen
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 337
Letter
10/19/1925
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Frederick W. Howe, Pratt Institute

Letter suggesting an exhibition of African textiles and sculpture at Pratt Institute, with a mention of M.D.C. Crawford introducing textiles designed with African motifs in Paris to great effect.
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Item 396
Letter
10/19/1925
1 Page
Alfred Goldstein
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 397
Letter
10/19/1925
1 Page
Sydney Reich
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 400
Letter
10/20/1925
1 Page
Marion Carter
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 336
Letter
10/20/1925
1 Page
Frederick W. Howe, Pratt Institute
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re accepting an exhibition of African textiles and sculpture at Pratt Institute.
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Item 402
Letter
10/28/1925
1 Page
Vivian B. Machat
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 403
Letter
10/28/1925
1 Page
Eleanor M. Philbrick
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 398
Letter
10/29/1925
1 Page
M.B. (Miss) Backen
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 408
Letter and attachment
10/29/1925
2 Pages
Bernice Goodenow
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue, including payment, with attached note of payment received.
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Item 393
Letter
10/30/1925
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
Form letter giving cost of "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue, with list of people who had made a request and annotated with who had paid.
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Item 407
Letter
11/13/1925
1 Page
Edith L. Knight, Tougaloo College
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter enclosing stamps for mailing of "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 406
Letter and attachment
11/19/1925
2 Pages
Edith L. Knight, Tougaloo College
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue with attached note of payment received.
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Item 404
Post card
11/30/1925
1 Page
Anna V. Baron
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 405
Letter
12/17/1925
1 Page
G.E. Morales
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 394
Post card
2/15/1926
1 Page
Dorothy M. Johnson
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Post card requesting "Primitive Negro Art" catalogue.
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Item 343
Letter
3/30/1926
1 Page
Edith L. Smith, Morris County Free Library
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting the pamphlet, "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 344
Letter
4/7/1926
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Letter recomending the loan of a collection of objects of Negro art to the Arts Club of Chicago.
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Item 349
Telegram
4/14/1926
1 Page
Rue W. Carpenter, Arts Club of Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Telegram expressing thanks for the exhibition representing the Negro art collection of the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 347
Letter
4/22/1926
1 Page
Rue W. Carpenter, Arts Club of Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting exhibition of the Negro art collection of the Brooklyn Museum, with details of the plan and payment of expenses.
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Item 342
Letter
4/22/1926
1 Page
Edith L. Smith, Morris County Free Library
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re payment for pamphlet, "Primitive Negro Art."
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Item 345
Letter
4/23/1926
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re photographic prints of six Bushongo mats sent to Crawford.
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Item 348
Letter
4/23/1926
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Rue W. Carpenter, Arts Club of Chicago

Letter requesting Rue W. (Mrs. John Alden) Carpenter defer discussion of the exhibition of the Negro art collection of the Brooklyn Museum until the next fall.
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Item 346
Letter
4/26/1926
1 Page
illegible, Arts Club of Chicago
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re accepting a fall showing of the Negro art collection of the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 350
Letter and attachment
5/27/1926
3 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To M.D.C. Crawford, Women's Wear

Letter re Culin's views on the significance of Negro art in relation to other forms of art and to people; includes a list of photographs to illustrate an article Culin sent.
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Item 351
Letter
5/29/1926
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.

Letter inviting Meyer to Culin's talk on Negro art to the National Urban League in the Rainbow House at the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 352
Letter
5/30/1926
1 Page
Felix Meyer, Blanck & Co.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter accepting Culin's invitation to hear his talk on Negro art to the National Urban League in the Rainbow House at the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 354
Letter
9/16/1926
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re draft for objects purchased and instructions to hold until Culin arranges the matter of shipping.
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Item 353
Letter
9/17/1926
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter re instructions to forward objects paid for to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Item 494
Letter
1/3/1927
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To William Henry Fox, Brooklyn Museum

Culin offers for sale 34 framed watercolors produced by Mrs. Culin, including eighteen African watercolors which were exhibited in Paris in 1923.
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Item 360
Letter
3/16/1927
2 Pages
Louise H. Everhardy, Kansas State College
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting illustrations of African art for a lecture.
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Item 359
Letter
3/21/1927
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Louise H. Everhardy, Kansas State College

Letter responding to Everhardy's request for illustrations of works of African art.
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Item 361
Letter
4/7/1927
1 Page
Alain Locke, Harlem Museum Committee
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter inviting Culin to a performance by Paul Robeson at Town Hall on April 20th for the benefit of The Harlem Institute of African Art.
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Item 365
Letter
7/4/1927
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re receipt of payment, mentioning the reserve of two British Columbian figures for Culin and availability of a Benin drum.
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Item 369
Letter
7/5/1927
1 Page
Mary L. Lockwood, Colored Committee of the Y.W.C.A.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re borrowing objects from the Brooklyn Museum for an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Negro Art in the Rochester Art Gallery.
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Item 364
Letter
9/5/1927
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re invoice for objects Culin purchased and a request to share the shipping costs.
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Item 363
Letter
9/19/1927
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London

Letter enclosing payment for objects and request to have purchases forwarded.
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Item 366
Letter
9/21/1927
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To A. Barnes

Letter re inclusion of photographs of works from the Barnes collection of African art in an upcoming volume by Capt. T.A. Joyce.
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Item 367
Letter
9/21/1927
1 Page
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To T.A. Joyce, British Museum

Letter referring to a letter Culin sent to Mr. Barnes on the same date.
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Item 371
Letter
9/30/1927
3 Pages
Jane Keller Caldwell
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter requesting information about and photographs of African objects from the Museum's collection for a lecture by Mrs. Caldwell.
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Item 370
Letter
10/10/1927
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Jane Keller Caldwell

Letter re a carved throwing knife of the Bushongo and copy prints of African objects from the Museum's collection.
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Item 374
Letter
10/24/1927
1 Page
Gertrude Herdle, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter reminding Culin of the request by Mary L. (Mrs. William A.) Lockwood for the loan of Negro art objects for exhibition in Rochester in connection with Negro Culture Week. Some of the work on exhibition will be from the Theatre Arts Blondiau Collection.
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Item 373
Letter
10/27/1927
2 Pages
Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum
To Gertrude Herdle, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.

Letter re Herdle's request for African objects, with Culin's assertion that the Museum's Belgian Congo collection would be similar to objects the Memorial Art Gallery was already receiving from the Theatre Arts collection.
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Item 372
Letter
10/29/1927
1 Page
Gertrude Herdle, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re loan of a series of copper images from the Vei tribe in the Brooklyn Museum's collection.
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Item 375
Letter
11/16/1927
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter re goods forwarded to Culin in a strong wood case through Tice & Lynch, and the offer of two Burmese silk looms for sale, one of which is stamped "S.Oppenheimer & C. Rangoon."
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Item 376
Letter
11/1/1928
1 Page
W.O. Oldman, W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London
To Stewart Culin, Brooklyn Museum

Letter acknowledging payment for and shipping information about Bidu mask(s).
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